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Geneva, Dec 08, 2022

LOT 130

Horological School of Besançon – Ecole Nationale d’Horlogerie de Besançon
Pocket watch, so-called “pièce école”; stainless steel

CHF 400 - 800

EUR 400 - 800 / USD 450 - 850 / HKD 3,300 - 6,600

Stainless steel, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6, so-called “pièce école”.

Polished hinged case-back.

White colour enamel dial, with suspended “Breguet” numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.

Movement 19’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balancewith gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Horological School of Besançon, Besançon (France)

Model “pièce école”

Year circa 1900-1910

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 1 206 / 7

Material stainless steel

Diameter 52.1 mm.

Caliber 19’’’, straight-line lever escapement, 17 jewels

Weight 105.9 gr. (approx.)

Signature movement